Ex-boyfriend who beat, suffocated and let kitten’s body hang jailed

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An abusive ex-boyfriend from Birkenhead, Merseyside, United Kingdom, who tortured an eleven-week-old kitten to a slow, agonizing death has been sentenced to four months in jail.  The thug, Kieran Haynes, admitted on Tuesday at Wirral Magistrate’s Court, to causing  the unnecessary suffering of the kitten named Niko, who languished in agony for seven hours.

RSPCA officers have called the cruelty one of the worst cases they have ever seen. Inspector Anthony Joynes, who investigated the case stated he was heartbroken when he discovered the kitten.

“Nothing can fully prepare you for dealing with cases, such as this one, where the animal is already deceased when you arrive. The case involved the purposeful infliction of immense pain and suffering by way of physical violence on a completely defenseless and vulnerable 11-week-old kitten.

Animals can’t choose their owners and unfortunately poor little Niko found himself in the wrong place, at the wrong time and in the care of the wrong individual.”

Rest in peace little Niko. You deserved so much better. Haynes has also been fined $160 victim surcharge and is banned from keeping animals for the rest of his life.

(Photos screenshots of ex-boyfriend and kitten via the Liverpool Echo)

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20 replies
  1. Adrienne says:

    Whatever this scum did to Niko, should be done to him until he dies a slow and agonizing death. More should be done to these subhumans who torture and slowly kill an animal. Do not deserve to be on this planet anymore.

  2. SRB says:

    Hope he hangs himself in jail, never too harm or torture, kill another living breathing being that GOD CREATED ever gain. Please do society a big favor die in jail…

  3. Gizmos Mommy says:

    I’d like to boil the smirk off that maggots face. I’d use boiling lard for the crackling sound!!!!! A slow drip would work fine. I just can’t find any empathy for that SOS.

    • Nancy Raymond says:

      Four month in jail is just another damn slap on the wrist – this punk needs to get exactly what he gave to an innocent and totally defenseless kitten. This spineless piece of horse manure needs a massive dose of abuse dealt to him. I truly hope there are some big predatory inmates in this jail who will make him a victim in every way possible every day. And when he is released he finds himself attacked and beaten to death by some outraged citizens – he deserves no less.

  4. Nadya Rossi says:

    Sadism is a sexual disorder. It is a sexual preference, not amenable to treatment of any kind. This monster will be a danger to society as long as he lives. People like himself need to be exterminated.

  5. vicki hood says:

    4 months jail? That poor innocent suffered so. Many of us wish this sewer scum maggot meets up with Bubba in jail and when he gets out, we do also hope there is street justice.

  6. Marsha Squibb says:

    Not enough punishment for this effen asshole!!!!! 4 months and $160???????Laughable!!!!!Shane on law enforcement!!!!!

  7. Mary Ann Clark says:

    This sadistic psychopath should not be alive! This sentence is an insult to every decent human and all animals! He is an extreme danger to all of society!

  8. Pamela Garlisch says:

    FOUR MONTHS???????????????????????? Should have been 4 DECADES! This sentence is a joke! My heart aches for you little Niko, RIP baby.

  9. Barkley's Mom says:

    Oh good, 4 months in jail, fined $160 victim surcharge and is banned from keeping animals for the rest of his life, in other words a “slap on the wrist” This punishment will certainly make a statement! Rest in peace indeed little Niko, the UK court system certainly has found justice for you (sarcasm).

  10. Luana Duncan says:

    They should have given him longer than 4months! More like 4 yrs! Hopefully another inmate will suffocate an hang his ads in jail!!

  11. Teresa says:

    Not enough. Not NEARLY FUCKING ENOUGH. MOTHER FUCKER NEEDS TO PAY WITH HIS FUCKING USELESS WASTE OF SPACE LIFE. ????????????????????????????????????????????

  12. J. Martin says:

    I’d love to see this fucker tortured for 700 hours in the EXACT same way. That is justice?? $160 fine, 4 mths in jail and a ban on owning animals for life NOT GOOD ENOUGH you vile prick

  13. Janie L. says:

    This jerk looks like an arrogant punk. I hope that, when the other inmates find out he is in jail for torturing and killing a 2 to 3 pound kitten, they will beat this guy senseless. This is hardly a man, but a coward. He ought to have “kitten killer” burned into his face. I won’t even say what I would like to do to this creep. Karma will deal with him. I wish him a life of failure, loneliness, sorrow and pain. Rest in peace, tiny kitten. You deserved better. You are past hurt and suffering now.

  14. Darla G says:

    Four months – BFD. That’s NOTHING compared to what poor Niko went through. Also, what good is being banned from owning pets for the rest of his life……after all, Niko didn’t belong to him. What a crock of crap this “punishment’ is – the POS needs to rot in Hell and the sooner the better. RIP sweet Niko. You didn’t deserve to suffer.

  15. Red says:

    And once again a sadistic monster receives a slap on the hand and is sent off on his merry way to torture another animal to death!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This just infuriates me that the monsters of the world are never punished!


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